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Luke Russert to address Florida Association of Professional Lobbyists convention in Tampa

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Former NBC News correspondent Luke Russert will deliver the keynote address during the Florida Association of Professional Lobbyists annual conference next month. “The FAPL Foundation thrives on offering educational opportunities for Florida’s lobbyists and showcasing new avenues for learning,” foundation chairwoman Keyna Cory said. “Luke’s accomplished career and valuable insight will give our lobbyists the freedom to enhance their education and understanding of the political process.” Russert joined NBC News in 2008, at 22, shortly following the death of his father, Tim Russert, host of Meet the Press.…

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Today on Context Florida: Dying vote spirit, curbing gun violence and Northwest Florida goodwill

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Today on Context Florida: The run for the presidency is a bust for both parties and Marc Yacht says there’s something missing from American politics of late. Flag wavers wave as the candidates appear amid the usual rah-rah atmosphere ginned by political diehard groupies. But as Yacht sees it, the “vote spirit” that’s so much a part of the nation’s political process seems to be dying. Fewer care and it shows in low voter turnout. Catherine Durkin Robinson offers 11 concrete…

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